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Tips to Help Families Cope With Alzheimer’s

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is never easy. It’s life changing, not only for the person receiving the diagnosis but for their family members as well.

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Close Friends Linked to Sharper Memory

Maintaining positive, warm and trusting friendships might be the key to a slower decline in memory and cognitive functioning.

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Alzheimer’s Study Finds Spiraling Costs, Family Caregiver Stress

Kristen Beatty’s 78-year-old father, Ray, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 10 years ago. Since then, he has developed a sense of paranoia, insomnia and the delusion that people are stealing from him.

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What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia?

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.

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Dreamless Sleep Tied to Greater Risk of Dementia

The people who developed dementia spent an average of 17 percent of their sleep time in REM sleep, compared to 20 percent for those who did not develop dementia.

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Trying To Keep Brain Sharp Doesn’t Have To Be Costly

While there’s nothing you can do or take to ensure you won’t get Alzheimer’s disease, experts say there are some strategies that might help keep your brain sharp.

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